Preimplantation genetic diagnosis and screening.

@article{Kearns2005PreimplantationGD,
  title={Preimplantation genetic diagnosis and screening.},
  author={William G. Kearns and Roger Pen and Jenna L. Graham and Taer Han and Jennifer C Carter and Mary B. Moyer and Kevin Richter and Michael E. Tucker and StantonF. Hoegerman and Eric A. Widra},
  journal={Seminars in reproductive medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          336-47
        }
}
Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) identifies genetic abnormalities in preimplantation embryos prior to embryo transfer. PGD is an exciting technology that may improve the likelihood of a successful pregnancy and birth for five distinct patient groups: (1) those with infertility related to recurrent miscarriages or unsuccessful in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles, (2) those with unexplained infertility, (3) advanced maternal age, (4) severe male factor infertility, and (5) couples at risk… CONTINUE READING

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